Newsroom Schiphol (nieuws)

2018
28
May
2018
Passengers arriving at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol's Pier E in the next few years will be greeted with a stunning sight: a presentation of 12 Delftware vases from the gardens of Paleis Het Loo, arranged by well-known Dutch designer Mae Engelgeer. This...
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23
May
2018
In April of this year 6.0 million travellers flew from, to or via Schiphol. This is an increase of +3% compared with last year. The month saw the start of the May school holidays, which are always busy. The number of air transport movements remain...
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22
May
2018
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has been voted Best Airport in Europe at the 2018 Asian Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards. These annual awards, organised by Asia Cargo News, recognise businesses that set the standard for the entire supply c...
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16
May
2018
As of today, the aviation parties at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol are connected to the European network managed by Eurocontrol NMOC (Network Manager Operation Centre) through its local Airport CDM (Collaborative Decision Making) process. Following 27 o...
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27
April
2018
Dutch Trade union FNV has announced a work interruption at Menzies Aviation, AviaPartner and Swissport Handling, starting at 5pm. At check-in, employees will work according to applicable rules during two hours. Work will also be interrupted for 45 mi...
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18
April
2018
In March of this year, 5.6 million passengers travelled to, from or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, representing an increase of +7.7% relative to last year. The start of the Easter weekend boosted figures slightly. Heavy fog led to flight cancella...
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16
April
2018
Royal Schiphol Group, Eneco and the municipality of Vianen opened the new Autena wind farm today. The farm has three wind turbines, two of which supply green energy to Royal Schiphol Group. This supply amounts to around 20 GWh per year, which is comp...
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13
April
2018
Yesterday marked the Schiphol Aviation Awards ceremony at the O.T. building, the home base of Schiphol’s snow fleet, presented by Chief Operations Officer & Executive Vice President of Royal Schiphol Group Birgit Otto. With its awards, Schiphol annua...
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12
April
2018
In the period from 20 April through 14 May, a total of 5.2 million passengers will travel to, from and via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. During the official May holiday week, the number of people arriving and departing will be 7–8% higher than the same...
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11
April
2018
Royal Schiphol Group awarded the contract for the construction of the new pier at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to the joint venture of Ballast Nedam and TAV Construction. The contract includes the construction of the pier, gatehouses and the surroundin...
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05
April
2018
A silent space at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol? It might surprise you, but it does actually exist. Our brand-new Meditation Centre (Stiltecentrum in Dutch) was officially opened today. Here, we welcome travellers who wish to pray, meditate or who simpl...
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30
March
2018
The new pier at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is one step closer to completion. The foundation has been laid, which means construction can now begin. The new pier is expected to become operational by the end of 2019. It has eight gates and will be the m...
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28
March
2018
From today, public transport at and around Schiphol Airport is a lot greener. This is thanks to the introduction of 100 electric buses. Together they comprise the biggest zero-emissions bus fleet in Europe, which will increase to no fewer than 258 el...
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26
March
2018
February of this year saw 4.8 million passengers travelling to, from or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, representing an increase of +9.6% relative to last year. Due to the winter weather and strong winds, flights were cancelled on 9th and 28th Februa...
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26
March
2018
This summer, as always, the flights from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol offer numerous options for beautiful European or intercontinental destinations. The 2018 summer schedule started on Sunday 25 March. This summer, we are welcoming a new airline to...
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22
March
2018
Passengers passing through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol are served by the best airport staff in Europe. In recognition of this fact, yesterday Schiphol was awarded the Skytrax World Airport Award. The jury comprised nearly 14 million passengers, who co...
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16
March
2018
Thanks to generous donations by travelers at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and the efforts of airport staff, who together raised a total of 214,700 euros in 2017, Amref Flying Doctors can train 1,000 additional care providers in Africa and give some 500...
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15
March
2018
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has affiliated with Emma at Work’s Club of 1000. By doing so, Schiphol hopes to contribute to better job-market prospects for young people with a chronic physical condition. Over the coming year, Schiphol and Emma at Work w...
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14
March
2018
Maintenance works will be carried out on Runway 18R-36L from Sunday evening 25 March through Sunday 15 April. Runway 18R-36L will therefore be taken out of service during this period. Various types of activities will be carried out over three weeks. ...
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12
March
2018
As from 1 May 2018, Dick Benschop (60) will be the new President of Royal Schiphol Group. He will be leaving Royal Dutch Shell to succeed Jos Nijhuis, who is retiring as head of the airport. From 1998 to 2002, Benschop was State Secretary for Fore...
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CEO
09
March
2018
Today Royal Schiphol Group has published its 2017 Annual Report, which contains the report of the Management Board and the financial statements. The report of the Management Board explains our strategy, current trends and developments, and the res...
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06
March
2018
Piers B, E and F already use Seasonal Thermal Energy Storage (STES), and now Pier G at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol also has an STES system. Thanks to the STES it has had installed, Schiphol uses significantly less gas to cool and heat the piers, which...
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27
February
2018
This afternoon TeamNL set foot on Dutch soil again. Escorted by two F16s on the last part of their flight, the aircraft carrying the Olympic athletes landed at 16.15 on runway Kaagbaan. The press turned out in full to report on the athletes' arrival,...
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22
February
2018
CEO and President of Royal Schiphol Group Jos Nijhuis: “Of course, I understand that the Minister has to put due diligence first. On the other hand, the Dutch aviation sector now has to wait even longer for a political and social decision made 10 ...
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20
February
2018
In the mood for a quick bite of pizza or sushi at the airport before boarding your flight? Starting now you can have it delivered right to your gate. Schiphol, Food & Beverage operator HMSHost International and food delivery company Deliveroo are lau...
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20
February
2018
KLM Health Services BV, Royal Schiphol Group and Erasmus MC have set up the International Patient Centre (IPC). IPC’s goal is to make the highly complex care available to Dutch patients also available to patients from abroad. The Dutch health care...
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16
February
2018
Schiphol reaches the limit of air transport movements Today, 16 February 2018, Royal Schiphol Group publishes its results for 2017. The net result, in line with the previous forecast, is 8.7% lower than in 2016 and amounts to 280 million euros (20...
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15
February
2018
The first month of 2018 saw 4.9 million passengers travelling to, from or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, representing an increase of 7.6% relative to last year. The total number of air transport movements rose by 4.1%. There was a slightly larger in...
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06
February
2018
Royal Schiphol Group has appointed Anne Hustinx (39) Director of Corporate Legal. She will be taking over for Jan-Willem Prakke, who will be launching his own business in the field of Legal and Compliance as of 1 April. Anne Hustinx has been emplo...
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29
January
2018
Royal Schiphol Group has temporarily appointed Richard Emmerink (47) as Director of Corporate Development. He succeeds the role from Peter van Grinsven, who leaves Royal Schiphol Group to become CEO of Accelerator, starting February 1. Accelerator is...
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